FG Raises Medical, Nursing Schools’ Enrolment From N28,000 To N64,000

THE Coordinating Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Prof Muhammad Pate on Friday said the enrolment quota in medical, nursing, and other health professional...

49 Die As Adamawa Records 838 Measles Cases With Over 13,000 Vaccinated

THE Adamawa Government said it has recorded no fewer than 838 cases of measles and 49 deaths in the state.Dr James Jacob, Director, Disease...

Nigeria First Country To Roll Out New Meningitis Vaccine, WHO Reveals

NIGERIA has become the first country in the world to roll out a new meningitis vaccine (called Men5CV) recommended by the World Health Organization...

Why Other Countries Recruit Nigerian Doctors, Nurses – Pate

THE Coordinating Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Muhammad Ali Pate, says other nations recruit health workers who left Nigeria for greener pastures overseas...

‘Lung Cancer Is By Far The Deadliest’ : Five Key Facts About Cancer

WITH nearly 10 million deaths and nearly 20 million new cases in 2022, cancer remains one of the world’s biggest killers, according to a...

FG Hails Women Medical Professionals In Tackling Cervical Cancer

THE Coordinating Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Professor Muhammad Ali Pate, has commended the Medical Women Association of Nigeria (MWAN) for their commitment...

Tinubu To Issue Executive Order For Slash Of Medicine Prices

PRESIDENT Bola Tinubu is set to issue an executive order aimed at reducing pharmaceutical prices and ensuring that essential medicines are more affordable for...

Federal Government Refutes Reported Resurgence Of COVID-19 In Nigeria

THE coordinating Minister of Health and Social Welfare Professor Ali Pate has dismissed the rumoured resurgence of COVID-19 in the country, stating that there...

NCDC Confirms Dengue Fever Outbreak In Sokoto

THE Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed the outbreak of dengue fever in Sokoto State on Saturday.The NCDC, in a statement posted...

COVID-19 Returns, Fresh Outbreak Hits Benue, 25 Persons Infected

WORLD Health Organisation, WHO, has announced 25 cases of fresh Coronavirus disease, COVID-19 infections, in Benue State, advising people to take advantage of the...

Federal Hospital CEOs Diverting Drug Funds, Pharmaceutical Society Alleges

THE Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria has called on the Federal Government to probe alleged corrupt cases made against some of the Chief Executive Officers...

433 Out Of 836 Foreign-Trained Doctors Fail MDCN Qualifying Exam

NO fewer than 433 out of the 836 foreign-trained medical graduates who sat the qualifying examination organised by the Medical and Dental Council of...

Resident Doctors Give Enugu Govt 14 Days To Employ More Personnel

THE Association of Resident Doctors, Enugu chapter has given the state government a 14-day ultimatum to employ new doctors in the health institution or...

FG Declares State Of Emergency In Nigeria’s Health Sector

THE Federal Government has declared a state of emergency in Nigeria’s health sector.This is being highlighted as stakeholders across the sector converge in Ekiti...

Saudi Airlifts Kano Conjoined Twins For Surgery In Riyadh

THE Kingdom of Saudi Arabia under the directive of the custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz on Monday airlifted Nigerian...

Diphtheria Kills 59 In 14 LGAs As Borno Records 481 Cases

BORNO State Primary Healthcare Board says it has recorded 59 deaths out of the 481 diphtheria cases recorded so far in 14 local government...

Lagos Seals Private Hospital For Transfusing Unscreened Blood To 23 Patients

THE Lagos State Government has sealed a private hospital at Ago-Okota in the Oshodi-Isolo Local Government Area for taking unscreened and unlabeled blood and...

As Diphtheria Kills 600 In 19 States, NPHCDA Recommends Face Mask

THE Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency, Dr Faisal Shuaib, on Wednesday, said 19 states and...

Diphtheria Outbreak Kills 20 In Kaduna

THE Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of the National Primary Healthcare Development Agency, Dr Faisal Shuaibu, has said that an outbreak of diphtheria...

Don’t Insist On Police Report Before Saving Lives, Health Minister Tells Hospitals

THE Coordinating Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Muhammad Ali Pate, has charged hospitals in the country to prioritise saving lives above any other...

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Nigerians To Pay N7,000/Month As Netflix Jerks Up Subscription Fee By 40%

NIGERIANS will now be paying N7,000 per month, as video streaming platform, Netflix, has once again increased its subscription prices with its Premium Plan...

Planned Nationwide Protest: Ambassador Lawal Calls For Peace

THE Abuja Coordinator of the International Association Of World Peace Advocates IAWPA has called on Nigerians to embrace peace and remain calm in their...

N70,000 New Minimum Wage Now Applies To Maids, Drivers, Others – Senate President

SENATE President Godswill Akpabio has announced that the newly approved minimum wage now applies to all workers across both public and private sectors, including...

Meta Deletes 63,000 Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp Accounts In ‘Yahoo Boys’ Clamp Down

META Platforms Inc., the parent company of Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp, has removed 63,000 accounts associated with the notorious “Yahoo Boys” scam group, the...

We Are Not Behind Planned Protest – Nigeria Labour Congress

THE Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) says it is not behind any planned nationwide protest over the current economic hardship in the country.According to reports,...

NDLEA Nabs Most Wanted Lagos Drug Baron, Temo, After Years Of Evading Arrest

AFTER many years of wearing the toga of invincibility, the overall head of the Mushin, Lagos drug cartel, 57-year-old Alhaji Sulaiman Jimoh (alias Olowoidiogede,...

Federal Government Resumes Mass Trial Of Terrorism Suspects

THE National Counter-Terrorism Centre, Office of the National Security Adviser, said on Wednesday that the government has resumed mass trials of terrorism suspects in...

SGF, Ministers Hold Emergency Meeting Today Over Nationwide Protest

THE Federal Government has scheduled an emergency meeting for Wednesday (today) morning in response to a planned nationwide protest slated for August 1.This comes...

Four Senior WAEC Officials Arrested For Obstructing Reps Probe

FOUR officials of the West African Examination Council were on Tuesday arrested by men of the Nigeria Police Force on the orders of the...

I Was Married To Eight Insurgents, Rescued Pregnant Chibok Girl Narrates Ordeal

EHI Abdul, the most recently released victim of the April 2014 abduction in Chibok, Borno State, says she was married to eight men while...

Court Orders DSS, Police, INEC, Others Not To Stop PDP Congresses In Rivers

JUSTICE Peter Lifu of the Federal High Court, Abuja, has restrained the Department of State Service (DSS), police, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),...

Amid Hostilities In Nigeria, Gabon Invites Dangote To Explore Business Opportunities

PRESIDENT Brice Oligui Nguema of Gabon has invited Africa’s wealthiest man, Aliko Dangote, to invest in his country. According to Dangote Industries Limited, the billionaire...

Nigeria’s Heart Bleeds: A Case For Dangote Refinery – Mahmud Shuaibu Ringim

THE international oil cartel is a formidable force, capable of crushing any new entrants into the oil market, such as Dangote Refinery in Nigeria....

Aiyedatiwa Appoints New Management For Sunshine Stars, Sule Sacks Nasarawa United Board

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Paris Olympics: Amusan, Opeyori, To Lead Team Nigeria

THE Nigerian Olympic Committee (NOC) has announced Africa’s number one badminton player, Anuoluwapo Opeyori, as the General Team Captain for Nigeria in the Paris...

Hamas, Fatah Sign Unity Deal In Beijing Aimed At Gaza Governance

PALESTINIAN factions have signed a “national unity” agreement aimed at maintaining Palestinian control over Gaza once Israel’s war on the enclave concludes.The deal, finalised...

North Korean Trash Balloon Lands On South Korea’s Presidential Compound

NORTH Korea has floated more trash-carrying balloons across the tense inter-Korean border, with at least one dumping refuse on South Korea’s presidential compound for...

Devastating Ethiopia Landslide Kills 229, Hundreds More Injured

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Uganda Charges Media Personalities, Dozen Other Anti-Graft Protesters

DOZENS of people who joined scattered anti-corruption rallies in the capital Kampala on Tuesday in defiance of an official ban have been charged and...

We’ll Resist Attempts To Cause Chaos By Rejected Politicians Masquerading As Kogites – Kogi...

A SOCIO-CULTURAL group, Kogi Ethnic Nationalities Forum (KENF) has raised alarm over an alleged plan to arm some hoodlums with sophisticated weapons and decorate...
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